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Telescope40

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  1. Steve. Excellent and many thanks. John
  2. Hello. Looking for help to see if anyone can confirm the "M" size for the adjustment bolts on a Skytee 2 mount as per the picture. I've removed one of the bolts over the weekend and I'm sure a thread has stripped. A couple of the bolts seem to be of different lengths too ? Trip to the diy.com store as soon as I know a size - M3 / 4 Maybe ? Thanks in advance, as always. John
  3. John Hello. If the the 140 isn't compact, I'm happy to take it off your hands. I'll cover petrol costs for personal pick up. Lovely scopes Look forward to your report. John
  4. Hello all. My quick 2 pence worth. Been using a pair of Televue zooms for a while now with my binoviewers. Can only re iterate the ease of use. No swapping of EP's and just play around with the magnification, dependent on the conditions. Able to place my " konk" between the zooms to get a good view. Winner, winner for the you know what dinner !!!! Thank you John
  5. Evening all. Hoping to resurrect this thread please. I didn't follow this up at the time but think I need to now. Still looking to see if anyone can confirm the "M" size for the adjustment bolts on a Skytee 2 mount as per the picture. I've removed one of the bolts over the weekend and I'm sure a thread has stripped. Trip to the diy.com store as soon as I know a size - as above M3 / 4 has been suggested. Will by a few for future replacement as required. Thanks in advance, as always. John
  6. Fantastic Dave. Keeper time, as if you need the hint !! LOL . look forward to a first light report Congratulations. John
  7. Following this thread with interest. Lots of angles the posts are coming from. My wallet is safe and well and will be staying that way. Happy to stick with my current kit. Regards John
  8. Hi Guys. Presume using a pair of 12 x 50 binos tonite will not prove a fruitful search ?? My skies aren't bad but guess another week or two. Being lazy and cheeky. Oops John
  9. Shane. Hats off to you. I would need some brown trousers to be worn and a stiff drink b4 picking up the tools to do this. Excellent thread regards John
  10. Keep tapping the fingers, John First light soon !! John
  11. John. Just the reply I was looking for with photos too. Best regards John
  12. Evening all. The Uni 28 has arrived. Very very nice piece of gear. So next I'm immediately looking at one of these as an alternative to the chain. https://www.berlebach.de/?bereich=details&id=170&sprache=english Does this fit the tripod instead of OR as well as the wooden tray. Can't quite decide and looking for wisdom yet again Regards John
  13. Thanks guys. Looks like the 28 is ahead by a nose. regards. John
  14. Thanks guys. Looks like the 28 is ahead by a nose. regards. John
  15. Hi Guys. Wisdom required again as usual. Looking to upgrade my tripod for my NEQ6Pro and I'm split as to which Berlebach option might work best. Given the scopes to be used are my C9.25 and my Meade 5000 127 Apo F7.5, which would you opt for. Uni 18 or 28 ???? . Working height / vibration- dampening loss if at max height, is the query I guess or is it irrelevant given the OTA's in use and the quality of the tripods from this supplier. All I hear is good reviews. Probably can't go wrong with either, in the long run. Best regards John